Associate Software Developer - Release Management

Production Technology (Pipeline, and R&D) Bengaluru, Karnataka Mumbai, India Chennai, India


Position at DNEG

Associate Software Developer - Release Management

Core Services is looking for an Associate Software Developer to join our Release Management team in its Operations domain to support our release workflow.

The Core Services group provides foundational technologies to other technology groups within DNEG. We are a team of software developers who architect, build and provide geographically spread, enterprise-level, mission-critical infrastructure. We create services, frameworks, and products that other teams rely upon to build and deliver their technology solutions. We are the core of all things technology at DNEG.

The Operations domain @ Core Services is responsible for providing crucial operational support to other technology teams and for identifying automation opportunities for repetitive manual tasks and implementing them.

As an Associate Software Developer in our Release Management team, you will coordinate and execute the build and distribution of the majority of software utilized by end-users. This involves curating the payload of the planned weekly release as it passes through manual QAT environments and into production, as well as actioning urgent hotfixes as and when they arise. As the primary user and a close collaborator with the Software Delivery tools team, you will provide feedback on the workflows and tools you use, and be invited to contribute your own code updates for the toolset.

You will:

        Prepare and execute the weekly software release process.

        Assist developers in submitting their releases correctly.

        Coordinate tickets relating to software build and release, ensuring that the correct developers are informed of relevant issues in a timely manner.

        Provide timely updates on tickets.

        Identify time-consuming or error-prone manual tasks which would benefit from automation.

        Provide regular feedback to the Release Management tools developers and workflow designers.

        Become familiar with the developers and users of a broad spectrum of internally-developed software.

This is an entry-level job with a huge amount of potential to learn from the best, discover technologies that you find exciting, and grow your career along your chosen path.

Must Have

        Programming experience in Python.

        Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or 1+ years of equivalent experience in software development.

Nice to Have

        Experience using Git source control system.

        Knowledge of Python 3.

        Familiarity with the Linux console.

        Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

        Eagerness to tackle problems head-on.

About Us
We are DNEG, one of the world’s leading VFX and animation studios for the creation of award-winning feature film, television and multiplatform content. We employ nearly 7,000 people with worldwide offices and studios across North America (Los Angeles, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver), Europe (London) and Asia (Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Mumbai).